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Facebook employees are tweeting their frustration over CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to leave up posts by President Donald Trump that suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot. On June 1, Facebook employees staged a virtual “walkout” to protest the company's decision by logging into Facebook's systems and requesting time off to support protests across the country.

Facebook employees protest decision to keep Trump posts

BARBARA ORTUTAY, Associated Press
June 1, 2020
Jack Campise talks with his mother, Beverly Kearns, through her apartment window at the Kimberly Hall North nursing home, May 14, in Windsor, Connecticut. The coronavirus has had no regard for health care quality or ratings as it has swept through nursing homes around the world, killing efficiently even in highly rated care centers. Preliminary research indicates the numbers of nursing home residents testing positive for the coronavirus and dying from COVID-19 are linked to location and population density — not care quality ratings.

Nearly 26,000 nursing home COVID-19 deaths reported (Gallery)

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and CANDICE CHOI, Associated Press
June 1, 2020
Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz speaks out on George Floyd case

ABBY LIVINGSTON, Texas Tribune
June 1, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden touches his face as he speaks to members of the clergy and community leaders at Bethel AME Church in Wilmington, Del., June 1.

Biden vows to take on systematic racism (Gallery)

ALEXANDRA JAFFE, STEVE PEOPLES, and WILL WEISSERT
June 1, 2020
George Floyd's brother mourns at the spot where he died.

Independent autopsy says Floyd died of asphyxiation

AMY FORLITI and STEVE KARNOWSKI
June 1, 2020
President Trump in a blue suit with a red tie gestures as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House.

Trump to governors: ‘Most of you are weak’

JONATHAN LEMIRE, ZEKE MILLER and ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press
June 1, 2020
Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley

Two astronauts arrive at space station (Gallery)

MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer
May 31, 2020
A man walks past a damaged building following overnight protests over the death of George Floyd.

US cities assess protest damage, await another day of unrest (Timeline)

TIM SULLIVAN and MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press
May 31, 2020
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